The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GCFA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
England / London
Rank 574 644 652
Rank change year-on-year +70 +8  
Permanent jobs citing GCFA 10 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.030% 0.031% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.12% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 3
Median salary £75,000 £102,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.82% +105.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £55,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -38.18% +18.91%  

GCFA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7957 10795 10918
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.67% 25.76% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6455 8952 8902
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GCFA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing GCFA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for GCFA in London

GCFA
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCFA in London.

Salary trend for GCFA in London

GCFA
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCFA in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for GCFA in London

GCFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing GCFA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for GCFA.

1 25 (78.13%) Information Security
2 24 (75.00%) CISSP
3 23 (71.88%) GCED
4 22 (68.75%) CISA
4 22 (68.75%) Incident Management
5 21 (65.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 20 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (62.50%) Degree
6 20 (62.50%) E-Commerce
7 19 (59.38%) Java
7 19 (59.38%) Oracle
7 19 (59.38%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (59.38%) SOA
7 19 (59.38%) Oracle EBS R12
7 19 (59.38%) GSNA
7 19 (59.38%) GSSP-JAVA
7 19 (59.38%) Oracle Database
7 19 (59.38%) SABSA
7 19 (59.38%) GPEN
7 19 (59.38%) GWAPT
7 19 (59.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 19 (59.38%) GPPA
7 19 (59.38%) Security Auditing
8 17 (53.13%) C
9 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
9 16 (50.00%) Data Protection
10 11 (34.38%) GCIH
11 9 (28.13%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (25.00%) GIAC
13 7 (21.88%) GCIA

GCFA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Architect
1 19 (59.38%) Security Architect
2 13 (40.63%) Information Architect
2 13 (40.63%) Information Security Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Forensic Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Forensic Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Monitoring Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (9.38%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.13%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Information Security
2 22 (68.75%) Incident Management
3 21 (65.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 20 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 20 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (59.38%) SABSA
5 19 (59.38%) Security Auditing
5 19 (59.38%) SOA
6 16 (50.00%) Data Protection
7 9 (28.13%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (15.63%) Digital Forensics
8 5 (15.63%) Malware Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) Analytics
9 4 (12.50%) Malware Reverse Engineering
9 4 (12.50%) Project Management
9 4 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
10 3 (9.38%) Security Operations
10 3 (9.38%) Service Management
10 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (75.00%) CISSP
2 23 (71.88%) GCED
3 22 (68.75%) CISA
4 20 (62.50%) Degree
5 19 (59.38%) GPEN
5 19 (59.38%) GPPA
5 19 (59.38%) GSNA
5 19 (59.38%) GSSP-JAVA
5 19 (59.38%) GWAPT
6 11 (34.38%) GCIH
7 8 (25.00%) GIAC
8 7 (21.88%) CREST Certified
8 7 (21.88%) GCIA
9 4 (12.50%) GREM
9 4 (12.50%) SANS
10 3 (9.38%) CFCE
10 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
10 3 (9.38%) GSEC
10 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
10 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) CSIRT
1 1 (3.13%) EnCase
1 1 (3.13%) FTK
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle
1 19 (59.38%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.13%) Nuix
3 1 (3.13%) Splunk
3 1 (3.13%) Tableau
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